The short version

I like to share articles and knowledge that might be useful but these views are my own and mine alone. Whilst it might occasionally contain references to current employment projects this is not a corporate blog or political blog.

I generally don’t mind people making reference to content or images I have published but please ask. I’ll probably say yes but be polite and do the decent thing – don’t assume it’s OK.

Some of the content on this website may not be mine and where this is the case I’ll always give acknowledgement (if the source is known). It’s only fair.

Some of the content on this website links to various social media website and they have their own terms and conditions which make for a riveting read. By using these websites you’re agreeing to their terms and conditions.

The long version

These terms of use govern your use this website. If you do not accept these terms of use, please do not use this website. Your continued use of this site confirms your acceptance of these terms.

This website may be used for your own private purposes and in accordance with these terms of use.

You may print and download material from this website provided that you do not modify or reproduce any content without our prior written consent and it is not used in any commercial manner.

All reasonable measures are taken to ensure this website is operational all day, every day. However, occasionally technical issues may result in some downtime and accordingly I will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time. Where possible I always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in website down time but I shall not be obliged to provide such notice.

Any material that a visitor to this website sends or posts to this website shall be considered non-proprietary and non-confidential. I am entitled to copy, disclose, distribute or use for such other purpose as I deem appropriate.

When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this website any material:

(a) for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;

(b) that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;

(c) which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

Throughout this website you may find links to third party websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that I endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on this website you do so at your own risk.

Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed:

(d) you do not seek to imply that I am endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with me in writing;

(e) you do not misrepresent your relationship with this website; and

(f) the website from which you link to this website does not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content or, content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party.

Whilst I do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on this website is up to date and accurate at all times I cannot guarantee that all material is accurate and ,or up to date. All material contained on this website is provided without any or warranty of any kind. You use the material on this website at your own discretion.

I do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a result of using this website.

If you have made it to this point in the document well done. It’s kind of boring to read but one of those things that need to be included on all websites. Just in case.